Entries by Helen Lavigne

August Update: Unicorns, Non-Competes, and Happy Hours (oh my!)

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Ben Jacob, Fourscore Business Law Attorney. How Do You Find a Unicorn Anyway? The Unicorn Finders is a podcast highlighting successful people and companies who have that indescribable, hard-to-find “it” factor that’s like a unicorn. […]

Music B2B: Sponsorships and Endorsements

By: Peter D. Singh Jr. This is one of the most pointed intersections of music and business. To market their brands and products, businesses link with users that can introduce or bolster their recognition. Artists in the olden days of Ancient Greece had patrons, and this modern model works much the same way. Models, influencers, […]

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Nextiles

How it Started Nextiles’ innovative smart fabric products allow athletes and their training staff to monitor workouts directly through their clothing – no separate pod or strap-on tracker necessary. Nextiles Founder George Sun developed semiconductive threads that create sensors while pursuing his PhD program at MIT. He designed flexible circuit boards that can be sewn […]

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Game Plan – Part II

Fourscore client Game Plan has continued to thrive since our last Client Tell in January 2018. In fact, Game Plan merged with InXAthlete in February 2021, bringing the two powerhouse companies together under one brand. Game Plan offers online courses for student athletes – including courses like Sexual Violence Prevention and Sports Wagering, which students […]

Are non-compete agreements enforceable or not?

By: Jesse Jones Are non-competes enforceable? Ask five different people, and you’ll get five different answers, and if one of them is a lawyer, they’ll say “it depends”. So, how do you know? Non-compete agreements are historically state-law territory, and the states have come up with a varied approach to their enforceability. For example, North […]

July Update: Our team reunites, decoding NFTs, and more

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Pete Singh, Fourscore Business Law Attorney. The Fourscore Team Reunites & Serves Together Our team was able to gather together in person last month after more than a year of working virtually! We volunteered […]

What the Fluff (WTF) is an NFT?

By: Benjamin Jacob You’ve undoubtedly heard the hype surrounding NFTs and the massive piles of cash being flung about for the rights to own…well something. But if you’re like most people – you’ve either made a vow to yourself to never understand it or you’re probably still asking – so what exactly is it again? […]

How to Issue Stock Options to an Entity

By: Jesse Jones Here is a common scenario for early stage startups: you need help from someone that has expertise your team does not possess (technical, professional services, marketing, etc.) and your budget doesn’t allow for paying the full price for those services. Many startups will supplement the cash portion of the service provider’s fees […]